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Health Care

Study Finds Republican Health Proposals Would Increase Premiums

April 27, 2017 | Sally Schilling

A Covered California analysis finds some Republican health policies could dramatically increase premiums.

Environment

California Senate Passes Bill That Would Boost Stormwater Capture Projects

April 27, 2017 | Amy Quinton

The California state Senate has passed a bill that would make it easier for cities to finance and build projects to capture stormwater.

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Arts and Lifestyle

Sacramento Theatre Company Presents The Saga Of The Donner Party ... As A Musical

April 27, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

The Sacramento Theatre Company is premiering a new show based on California history – a musical about the Donner Party’s famously ill-fated journey in 1846. The show is an impressive production about a long trip that culminated in tragedy.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Millions Undisclosed In UC Audit, Single-Payer Bill Passes First Hurdle

April 27, 2017

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler shares his report on the single-payer health care legislation and the state auditor's findings of undisclosed money from the University of California.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Stories On Stage Brings Local Author Robert Dorjath’s Short Story To Life With Actor Ethan Ireland

April 27, 2017

Local author Robert Dorjath brings his short story "A Parable of Fausto Bruzzesi" to Stories on Stage, based on a Chicago fire at a Catholic school that killed almost a hundred people. Actor Ethan Ireland performs Dorjath's reading.

State Government

Bill Aims To Give Minority Farmers A Greater Say In Agriculture Policy

April 26, 2017

If it passes, the bill would require the California Department of Food and Agriculture to include farmers of color in all the steps of creating programs and policies.

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State Government

Single-Payer Bill Passes First Vote In California Legislature

April 26, 2017 | Ben Adler

California lawmakers have given initial backing to the progressive Holy Grail of a statewide single-payer health care system. But Wednesday's Senate committee vote was largely symbolic, as even supporters acknowledge the proposal needs more work.

Stockton Working To Bring CSU Campus To The City

April 26, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton has started the ball rolling to bring a California State University campus to the city.

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Lawyer: Fresno Suspect May Not Be Mentally Competent

April 26, 2017

The lawyer for a black man who allegedly shot three people to death in a racially motivated shooting in Fresno says his client may not be mentally competent to stand trial. Muhammad was charged Wednesday with three counts of first-degree murder.

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